Classic Tales from Rupert by Alfred Bestall

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A classic children's book collection from Rupert the Bear as part of the stunning new Egmont Heritage range. This beautiful book contains two classic Alfred Bestall stories: Rupert & The Mare's Nest and Rupert & The Lost Cuckoo. Rupert and the Mare's Nest "What's a Mare's nest?" Rupert asks his father when he reads the words in a book. They don't exist, says Mr Bear - but Rupert is determined to find one, and his search takes him to many exciting places! Rupert & The Lost Cuckoo The cuckoo is one of the busiest birds in Nutwood Village, and how Rupert misses its cheery voice! After a long search he discovers why is has vanished from its usual home. A great read is forever ...The Egmont Heritage range represents the very best in children's literature in beautifully bound editions that a child will cherish. In this stunning gift book package, two of the very best Rupert stories illustrated by Alfred Bestall are featured.
 

About Alfred Bestall

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Alfred Bestall Alfred Bestall was born in Burma in 1892. He served in the First World War and on returning became an illustrator for books and magazines. In 1935 Alfred began writing and illustrating Rupert stories for the Daily Express, which he did for 30 years, creating in the process perhaps the best-loved incarnation of the famous bear. Alfred Bestall died in Snowdonia in Wales in 1986, aged 93.
 
Published November 5, 2012 by Egmont UK. 96 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction